Cynthia BuhainBaello

Bronze Star - 2,951 Points (November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

A Convenient Escape - Poem by Cynthia BuhainBaello

To blame God for everything really,
Man does in freedom on this Earth -
Is a Convenient Escape, logically,
For results that our human actions birth.

As all of us are born free to choose,
Decide to be king over our Fate,
Choices that we do to win or lose,
Mark the goals or traps that we create.

We are free to rise and maybe soar,
Free to wallow in Defeat and Pain,
Free to find dreams we are looking for -
Free to stand up and begin again.

We are not born puppets on some strings,
Unable to think and make our move.
We were created as intelligent beings!
We choose and decide, as our lives prove.

Freedom requires Responsibility.
God or no God, we will reap what we do!
We face consequences inevitably,
Some are dreadful and hurting, that's true.

So to blame God for all our failings -
Or what Man, in Humanity, has become,
Is not only denying our Will at deciding
On a noble existence, before life's end comes.

CynthiaBuhainBaello 8/7/2012

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 3, 2015


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